Haikuu Season 1 Episode 13 Review | 'Rival'

As Kenma and the other players started reading Hinata and Kageyama’s techniques, it was becoming very difficult to score points for them. But because of Kageyama, Hinata was not scared of being blocked anymore.

Haikuu Season 1 Episode 13 Review | 'Rival'

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In Haikyuu season 1 episode 12, the reunion of Cat and Crow finally happened. When the opponents recognised Hinata’s genius as a setter, they shifted tactics and started winning, but Kageyama helped Hinata in developing a whole new strategy. In Haikyuu season 1 episode 13, the high-tension second set ended with Nekoma narrow victory, and Karasuno’s loss. Meanwhile, Ukai planned to stay the coach.

As Kenma and the other players started reading Hinata and Kageyama’s techniques, it was becoming very difficult to score points for them. But because of Kageyama, Hinata was not scared of being blocked anymore. He overcame his fear. Karasuno’s also changed their techniques while playing so that they could fool the Neko’s and score points to win the game. The high-tension second set was the most interesting point of the whole match. The way Karasuno’s pulled themselves together was commendable.

Haikyuu sesaon 1 episode 13 | 'Nekoma's Narrow Victory'
Haikyuu sesaon 1 episode 13 | ‘Nekoma’s Narrow Victory’

Kenma and other players of the Neko team showed some amazing techniques and made the match much more interesting than it was earlier. At the end point of the match, Ukai told the Karasuno’s to just fight back the best they could as he knew Karasuno’s were a fresh team and were not as well adjusted as the Neko’s. They still needed more time and practice matches to be more comfortable with each other on the court.

In Haikyuu Season 1 Episode 13 ,The Nekoma team won a narrow victory. But even after the match was over Hinata requested to play another match. As it was just a practice match the coach agreed to it. They played on and on until everyone was exhausted except Hinata. He still wanted to continue but he couldn’t as they had a train to catch.

Nekoma Narrow Victory
Nekoma Narrow Victory

It was then, when their coach praised Hinata and Kageyama’s team work. He even mentioned that the Karasuno’s was a brilliant team, they just needed a little polishing. At the time of cleaning the gymnasium every player who opposed the other at the starting of the match praised each other for their respective talents. As Nishinoya praised there libero for his receives, the coach of Nekoma team provoked coach Ukai and he promised a revenge against the Neko team in the next match. He planned on staying there coach for the next matches. Hinata encountered Kenma and promised to win next time.

Will The Karasuno’s be able to keep their promise of revenge?

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